Sep 06, 2020 12:58 AM

Grant allotted to assist businesses

Posted Sep 06, 2020 12:58 AM

Riley County has received an award of $132,000 from the Kansas Department of Commerce to be used to assist businesses in Riley County, but not within the city limits of Manhattan, with retaining jobs for low to moderate income people that may be lost due to the impact of COVID-19. 

Funding of $5,000 per LMI job retained is available. Riley County will begin accepting applications on Wednesday, Sept. 9,  at 8 a.m. Grants will be awarded to applicants submitting a completed application on a first-come, first-serve basis.